Which is easier, Windows programming or Linux/Ubuntu
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: September 5, 2008
so im new to programming, im a junior in high school working with Microsoft Visual Basic. im very computer literate. and i was wondering if anyone knew which is easier to do, windows programming or programming for the linux enviroment?
Linux: In a world without walls, who needs windows, or gates for that matter?
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: September 1, 2008
LXer: Try Mozillaís Fennic Mobile Browser on Windows, Mac or Linux
location: linuxquestions.com - date: December 26, 2008
Published at LXer:
Hot on the heels of a mobile device browsing tip, I see that Mozilla has outed the next alpha version of their Fennic browser. Fennic is the mobile version of Firefox thatís currently targeted at the Nokia Internet Tablet line, but thatís likely just the beginning of device support considering the vast amount of mobile phones out on the market.
[Enter] in text documents diffrent on Windows and Linux? UTF8/UTF16 problem or?
location: linuxquestions.com - date: November 24, 2004
I have noticed that the few times I have had to work on computers with one of the Windows operating systems my text files have two boxes instead of [Enter], you can see an example of them in this [ http://binni.gothicmars.com/simplicity.css ] file if you are on a Windows machine.
I don't know much about how text works, how it is encoded, but is this a problem with the fact that Linux uses UTF-8 to encode text files while Windows uses UTF-16?
Windows, iOS or Linux?
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: December 11, 2013
What is the diferent between Windows, iOS and Linux? I only know Windows, never did something with Linux so I want to know. iOS, why not?
create linux bootable iso from windows or Install linux from window hard disk
location: linuxquestions.com - date: November 15, 2008
I've windows xp installed and i've Linux folder(which i copied from linux installation dvd) in c:\linux and i want to install linux from it so i think there r two options,
1.make bootable iso from this folder and write this iso on dvd/cd to install.
2.use windows boot loader to install linux from hard disk.
I tried second option by adding entry c:\grldr="start grub" in boot.ini and copy "grldr in c:\" and copy two files vmlinuz/initrd.img in c:\boot folder and edit entry in menu.lst in c:\boot\grub\menu.lst
title install linux
but it is not installing linux.grub
I will be really appretiate if any body answer this in detail.
problems with windows programs in linux (QEMU, WINE, or linux alternative)
location: linuxquestions.com - date: August 18, 2005
I am trying to run a windows program (a dictionary called Le Petit Larousse 2005) under Ubuntu (Ubuntu is an ancient african word meaning "I could not handle Slackware"). I have tried three approaches, but I hit loggerheads on all of them and i need some help.
1. I have a qemu virtual machine with WinXP loaded on it. This seems the most promising approach. The problem is, i cannot get past the disk's anti-piracy protection. Namely, it lets me install everything just fine, but when i enter the disk key it replies that the key does not match the disk (it works under windows without emulation, by the way). I think that this has something to do with the way qemu builds the emulated CD drive and passes it to windows; the emulated CD drive makes the disk look like a copy to the program. I have messed with this a little bit, but since everything appears to be working to qemu the problem has no log file. I tried making an iso image of the original cd and mounting that as t
Network conversion: Windows to Linux, or Windows with Linux
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: August 4, 2008
This post is intended to foster ideas and hopefully solutions for my dilemma.
First, I'd like to explain my situation.
I'm tired of the Microsoft way of doing things, namely, paying a fee to do every little thing that is needed, and in return getting solutions that aren't exactly what I was hoping for.
I've been using Linux at home for several years. I like Linux, and I like what Ubuntu is trying to do. Therefore, I have much interest in converting my business network into a Linux network.
Below, I'll detail some specifics about my current solution, and its pitfalls.
I am currently running one Windows Server 2003 Small Business. This server hosts our company exchange accounts, functions as a file and print server, hosts one proprietary medical records database/application, and as a domain server.
The server is on its last leg for a few reasons. First, it's running out of resources, which is easily resolved. Second, it doesn't have enough CALs, which are required for
will you play windows game or linux native game Page 2
location: linuxquestions.com - date: April 29, 2007
and oh, the emulator was WINE (is WINE really an emulator?) bwaha...
LXer: Linux Games: Left 4 Dead 2
location: linuxquestions.com - date: July 15, 2013
Published at LXer:
Some days ago Left 4 Dead 2 has been released on Linux on Steam Gaming Platform.The game was released on 2009 for many gaming platforms such as Xbox and Windows, but if like me you like to play games on your Linux box, this is a good opportunity to play one of the most famous FPS cooperative survival Zombie games.
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